MEDEA Awards 2016

MEDEA Awards 2016

The 2016 awards and prizes are:

The MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media
Awarded to the best entry submitted by teachers, students, learners, parents, professors, individual or organisational representatives in primary education, secondary education, higher education, adult education, vocational education and/or training.
The MEDEA Award for Professionally Produced Educational Media
Awarded to the best professional educational media produced by a professional company or semi-professional production unit such as a broadcaster, professional multimedia producer or publisher, professional web design company, audiovisual or media department in larger institutions or organisations such as universities, government departments, companies, multinational institutions and organisations.
Prize for Media-supported Language Learning
For the entry that best illustrates excellence in the use of media to support and innovate the teaching and learning of languages.
Prize for Media-supported Science Education
For the entry that best illustrates excellence in the use of media to support and innovate science education. This prize is supported by the Inspiring Science Education Project.
Prize for Best use of Media in Higher Education
For the entry that best illustrates excellence in the use of media to support and innovate Higher Education.
Prize for European Collaboration in the Creation of Educational Media
For the best media entry which is the result of European collaboration by individuals or organisations from at least two European Union member states. This prize will be given on behalf of the European Commission.
MEDEA Special Jury Prize
The judges may, at their discretion, present a special award to an approach or production in recognition of exceptional innovation in pedagogic or technical design.

Submit your entry now and take part in the competition!

Finalists announced for MEDEA Awards 2016

press release finalists MEDEA AWards 2016

The 8 finalists for the 2016 Annual MEDEA Awards were announced by the MEDEA Awards Organising Committee today. They are (in alphabetical order):

  • Apprendre l'anglais avec les Tutos de Huito by Stéven Huitorel (France)
  • Labhair Linn! Cabhraigh Linn! - Speak with Us! Support Us! by Edel Crosbie (Ireland)
  • La Moselle ensauvagée - De l’eau et des forêts dans la vallée de la Moselle ou le retour d’une dynamique naturelle by Université de Lorraine (France)
  • Magna Carta & the Emergence of Parliament by The National Archives of the United Kingdom (UK)
  • Multimedia Wismo by Nadasdy Film (Switzerland)
  • PopuLLar - Motivating secondary school students to learn languages through their music by Kindersite and partners (UK)
  • Science Bits by International Science Teaching Foundation and Science Bits (Spain)
  • Walking through the nature by Aleksandra Andonoska, (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

The overall winner will be announced during the MEDEA Awards ceremony which takes place on Thursday 10 March during the Media & Learning Conference 2016 in Brussels. This year the awards attracted 195 entries from 34 countries and judging panel was made up of 124 judges.

Read the full press release

For more information about the MEDEA Awards: http://www.medea-awards.com

For more information and the Media & Learning Conference: http://www.media-and-learning.eu

Annual MEDEA Awards open for entries & new prizes announced

MEDEA statuette

The annual MEDEA Awards for 2016 was launched at the beginning of July with the announcement of several new prizes and a reminder of the deadline for submissions which is 30 November 2015. The aim of this annual competition now entering its eighth year, is to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media (audio, video, graphics and animation) in education. Finalists will be invited to participate in the Media & Learning Conference taking place in Brussels on 10-11 March 2016 during which the MEDEA Awards Ceremony will take place. The MEDEA Awards 2016 includes two main awards and 5 additional prize categories:

  • The MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media
  • The MEDEA Award for Professionally Produced Educational Media
  • Prize for Media-supported Language Learning
  • Prize for Media-supported Science Education supported by the Inspiring Science Education Project
  • Prize for Best use of Media in Higher Education
  • Prize for European Collaboration in the Creation of Educational Media
  • The MEDEA Special Jury Prize

For more information on how to submit your entry, please see the page About MEDEA and Participate!.


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